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Chris Weinke

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
2 11-21-0 34.38% 0-0 0.00%


Chris Weinke was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 2015 until 2016, finishing his career with the Los Angeles Rams as their quarterbacks coach. Over his two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 11-21-0.

Playing Career

Baseball Career

After committing to Florida State University, Chris Weinke decided to pursue a professional baseball career after he was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1990 MLB draft. Starting in Toronto's minor league system in 1991, Weinke eventually rose to AAA but never cracked the major leagues. After the 1996 baseball season, Weinke retired from baseball and pursued football.

College Career

Florida State University

After initially rejecting Florida State's football scholarship in 1990, he returned to Tallahassee to play quarterback for the Seminoles for the 1997 season. Playing in only three games his freshman season, he started his final three seasons at Florida State. From 1998-2000, Weinke went 32-3, including the 2000 National Championship. In his senior year, he won the Heisman Trophy, Davey O'Brien Award, and the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award while being named to the All-American team.

Professional Football

Carolina Panthers

In 2001, Weinke was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fourth round of the NFL draft. The 2001 season was his only season in the NFL as a primary starter. He played with the Panthers from 2001-2006, appearing in 27 games and starting 19.

San Francisco 49ers

Weinke signed a free agent contract with the San Francisco 49ers during the 2007 season due to various injuries to the quarterbacks on the roster. He only started one game for the 49ers during the season, and after the 2007 season Weinke retired from professional sports.

Coaching Career

Professional Football

IMG Academy

In 2010, Weinke was hired as the football director for IMG Academy, a private sports academy where he worked with quarterbacks before the NFL draft (e.g. Teddy Bridgewater, Russell Wilson) and during the 2011 NFL lock-out he worked with Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Weinke coached for the academy until early-2015.

St. Louis Rams

In 2015, the Los Angeles Rams hired Weinke to replace Frank Cignetti, Jr. as quarterbacks coach when Cignetti was promoted to offensive coordinator. In the offseason, the Rams traded quarterback Sam Bradford for quarterback Nick Foles.


Year Position Record Playoff record
2016 Los Angeles Rams Quarterbacks Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2015 St. Louis Rams Quarterbacks Coach 7-9-0 0-0

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